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Juanita Vivian Gregory (Image)

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  • Juanita Vivian Gregory. In 1922, Ms. Gregory was awarded a diploma in nursing by Lincoln Hospital in New York. In 1938, she earned a certificate in Public Health Nursing at the School of Applied Social Sciences at Western Reserve University. In 1943, she became the first African American to receive a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Western Reserve University. She was also the first African American registered nurse to be hired by the Cleveland Health Department. She retired from the Department in 1964 when her eyesight began to fail. Beginning in 1932, with a trip to the Soviet Union, Ms. Gregory traveled extensively visiting Africa, Europe, Italy, and Hawaii. She died in 1987 at the age of ninety one.
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Date
  • 2006-10-06
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  • Cleveland, Ohio
Language
  • English
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  • image
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  • image/jpg
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  • ksl:juanitaviviangregory
Identifier ksl:juanitaviviangregory
HANDLE http://hdl.handle.net/2186/ksl:juanitaviviangregory
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